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Peter Hamilton, left, the incoming vice president of Georgetown University College Republicans, and Jake Lyons ( ), the incoming president.

New College Republicans Leadership Marks Ideological Shift

Jake Lyons (COL ’20) and Peter Hamilton (COL ’20) were elected president and vice president, respectively, of the Georgetown University College Republicans on Nov. 28, marking a shift in the club’s focus toward building a strong community among its members. Lyons and Hamilton hope to increase GUCR’s membership and promote[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 4 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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John Carr, Director of the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Bishop Robert McElroy spoke during a panel discussion.

Catholic Communities Must Foster Bipartisan Cooperation, Panel Says

The Roman Catholic churches and communities in the United States must encourage bipartisan cooperation and promote religious freedom, said a panel of religious experts and community leaders in a Nov. 16 event. The panel, hosted in Copley Formal Lounge by the Georgetown University Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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North Korea Threats Must Be Countered With Negotiation, Former Secretary of Defense Says

Negotiation, rather than a military solution, is vital to achieving positive, sustainable peace with North Korea, former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said at a panel Nov. 2. North Korea is under international pressure to end missile and nuclear tests on the Korean peninsula, where it has conducted six nuclear[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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The Republican tax plan unveiled in the House of Representatives on Thursday would make higher education less affordable.

Republican Tax Plan Could Raise Higher Education Costs

Two education-related tax benefits would be eliminated by a tax bill unveiled by House Republicans yesterday, changes that could make higher education less affordable if the bill passes in its current form. The bill, which would lower the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 20 percent, consolidate seven income[Read More…]

by November 3, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Membership in D.C.'s chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America has surged since last October.

Recruitment Surges for Local Democratic Socialists Since Election

The Washington, D.C. chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America has grown to a current membership of around 1,000 members from 200 last October. The membership surge can be attributed to the strong showing by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary as well as President Donald[Read More…]

by November 2, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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The Hoya Managing Editor Jesus Rodriguez (left), Washington Examiner White House correspondent ____, and The Hill editor-in-chief Bob Cusack.

Media Must Overcome Climate of Distrust, DC Journalists Say

Political journalists must push through a climate of distrust created by politicians and the public alike, argued Bob Cusack, editor-in-chief of The Hill, and Sarah Westwood, the Washington Examiner’s White House correspondent, at an event in Copley Formal Lounge on Oct. 27. Moderated by The Hoya’s Managing Editor Jesus Rodriguez[Read More…]

by November 1, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Former National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Donald Trump's policies toward China and North Korea threaten international stability.

Former NSA Susan Rice Criticizes Trump on China Policy

President Donald Trump’s incoherent policies on China and North Korea threaten international stability, former National Security Adviser Susan Rice argued in a webcast for the National Committee on United States-China Relations’ 2017 CHINA Town Hall. Georgetown University’s Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs hosted the town hall as[Read More…]

by October 26, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
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Washington-Area College Presidents Tell Congress: Pass Dream Act

University President John J. DeGioia and the leaders of three other Washington, D.C.-area colleges and universities called on Congress to pass the Dream Act of 2017, a bill that would protect undocumented students from deportation and provide a path to citizenship, in a Monday panel. DeGioia spoke alongside George Mason[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top
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Two former Florida congressmen, Congressman Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) and David Jolly (R-Fla.) discussed barriers to bipartisanship in a GU Politics event Tuesday.

Trump Missed Opportunity for Bipartisanship, Former Congressmen Say

President Donald J. Trump has missed multiple opportunities to overcome division and facilitate bipartisan cooperation, former Congressmen David Jolly (R-Fla.) and Patrick Murphy (D-Fla.) said in an event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service on Monday. Murphy, a current GU Politics fellow who served Florida’s 18th[Read More…]

by October 18, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) criticized the Trump administration’s response to the hurricane crisis in Puerto Rico in an event hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service.

Democratic Congresswoman Condemns Trump’s Puerto Rico Response

Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) condemned the Trump administration’s response to the post-hurricane crisis in Puerto Rico in a question-and-answer session hosted by the Georgetown Institute of Politics and Public Service on Wednesday. DeLauro questioned the White House’s delay in sending relief efforts to Puerto Rico and encouraged attendees to bring[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top